Buhari, Putin Agree to Fast-Track Nigeria-Russia Ties

President Muhammadu Buhari and Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to move quickly on closer Nigeria-Russia relations, and pursue the completion of all abandoned projects initiated by both countries. The two leaders also agreed to start new infrastructure projects and expand trade and investment, security and military cooperation.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the official welcoming ceremony by Russian President Vladimir Putin for the heads of state and government of states participating in the 2019 Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, 23 October 2019.

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